This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation. A remote user with permission to modify the logging configuration file can construct a malicious configuration using a JDBC Appender with a data source referencing a JNDI URI which can execute remote code.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Apache Log4j: 2.0 - 2.17.0
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.